Privacy Policy

This privacy policy, as part of the consent form, sets out how Surrey Dietitian uses and protects any personal information that you provide us with. Surrey Dietitian is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. 


Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using our services, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy. 

This privacy policy is effective from 17/10/28 and will be regularly reviewed and updated.

Any identifiable information that you share with Surrey Dietitian will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy. 

Why we collect your data:

  • We collect your personal data because you give us consent to do so, to provide our independent nutrition and dietetic services to you.

We may collect the following information: 

  • Name, DOB, age, sex, next of kin, GP name and address, marital status and living arrangements & occupation;

  • Contact information – home address, email and contact telephone numbers;

  • Clinical and health information provided by the client.

We require this information for: 

  • Professional clinical record keeping of client information in accordance with the British Dietetic Association Guidance for Records and Record Keeping.

  • Sharing information with relevant health care professionals (only when consent is given by the client).

In exceptional circumstances, information about a client may be disclosed without consent if it is in the public interest to do so. This might be in circumstances where disclosing the information is necessary to prevent a serious crime or serious harm to other people. 



Surrey Dietitian is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place standard operating procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect. 


Controlling your personal information:


We will not distribute, sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your explicit permission or are required by law to do so. 

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you would like a copy of the information held on our files, please contact Harriet Smith at  

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect. 

Records made by Surrey Dietitian relating to the care of a client, will be stored for eight years (in line with British Dietetic Association Guidance for Records and Record Keeping).  

We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.


How you can withdraw and request to be deleted from our files:


You can withdraw consent and request to be deleted from our files if you do not wish us to make use of your personal information in this way. Please do so by contacting Surrey Dietitian by contacting Harriet Smith at

Should you have any queries in relation to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) please contact Harriet Smith at

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